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Stormwater Retention Basins

Edited By: J -M Bergue and Y Ruperd

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116618 | ISBN: 9054108002
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This translation of "Guide technique des bassins de retenue d'eaux pluviales", Paris 1994, provides information about planning, construction, maintenance and management, and costs of stormwater retention basins.


Design and planning: project execution; preliminary studies; choice of type of basin; dimensioning of basins; potentials and constraints in planning; shape and morphology of retention basins. Construction - installation: construction of open basins; open basins - ancillary works; open basins - other requirements; underground tanks. Maintenance and management: maintenance; malfunctioning of wet pond and remedial measures; disposal of sludge and wastes; accidental pollution. Costs: investment necessary - preliminary studies; cost of construction; operational costs. Legal regulations - in France: water and environment; public safety and health.

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